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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 2406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway clerk sentenced for dealing drugs

Cayetano Figueroa-Fernandez, a 32-year-old stock clerk at the Safeway supermarket on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, was sentenced...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS ... </B>When is driving 15 mph considered driving "too fast for conditions"? When the car in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by How is this news?, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 2050 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group seeks to bridge gap between police, community

Palo Alto's newest citizen commission includes an East Palo Alto pastor, a Palo Alto High School student, a retired bank...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:50 am | 14 comments | 2585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police launch texting tip line

A new anonymous tip line that allows police to receive cell phone text messages and e-mail communications from the public...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by cc, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:57 am | 9 comments | 2585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Quake recovery

digital wire This story was not reported, edited or fact-checked by ENR editors.View all news wire headlines » Huge...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 1836 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge Monday decrees life or death for Alvarez

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will announce his decision Monday morning whether a 26-year-old man who murdered...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 29 comments | 6663 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010 Tall Tree award honorees named

Palo Alto's 2010 Tall Tree awards will recognize suicide-prevention and mental health advocates Victor and Mary Ojakian;...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 5 comments | 4060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's bid to sell alcohol won't harm our children

When do Palo Alto parents stop blaming "fault" on everyone else except the choices that their own children make. The trains...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 1614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sued over controversial development

A developer who wants to build 84 apartments and a research-and-development facility on Page Mill Road has filed a federal...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Not Green, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 54 comments | 4596 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Two male victims were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto on Saturday night, police said Monday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by to anon, on Feb 9, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: The antitrust advocate

At 60, Gary Reback is a Valley legal celebrity, having had a hand in nearly every big antitrust case here since he moved...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 9, 2010 at 8:18 am | 12 comments | 3248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who?

The Who? - Why?...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 9, 2010 at 8:03 am | 9 comments | 1963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain working to reduce horn volume

Less than a month after Caltrain raised the volume of trains' horns to meet federal regulations, the agency announced Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 22 comments | 2849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car chase on Cowper Street sunday 8pm

Anyone know what is going on downtown with a cop car chase down Cowper Street tonight approx. 8:10pm...

Original post made by Bambi on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by bambi, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 7 comments | 1917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized Thursday (Feb. 4), the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by onlyin america, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 1753 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small earthquake hits northeast of Milpitas

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Milpitas at 7:40 p.m. Sunday night, according to the United States Geological...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 8, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 1959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto votes to fight PG&E 'power grab'

Palo Alto will battle a PG&E-backed statewide ballot initiative that would make it more difficult for public electricity...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Feb 8, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 47 comments | 7824 Views

AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Exploring Barron Park

The days of summer ice-cream socials held to welcome new neighbors, spring gatherings in the park and winter parades complete...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by uncle sammy, on Feb 8, 2010 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 3006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: More Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1732 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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